Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' is an upright deciduous shrub or small tree with a pretty variegated foliage of 5-7 lobed green leaves, irregularly margined with silvery-white and light touches of pink on the edges in spring. Messages 1 Reaction score 2. Butterfly grows with a habit that is rather twiggy and vase-shaped. The foliage turns yellow-orange in autumn. Genus Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Garden Size: 15’H x 12’W. General plant form is rounded to broad-rounded, often with low branching. Some leaves may have no markings while others may be solid cream. Mar 26, 2020 #1 Hi guys, I hope you are all doing well. New Acer Palmatum "Butterfly" Thread starter Jan Krhut; Start date Mar 26, 2020; Tags japanese maple japanese maple bonsai maple J. Jan Krhut Seed. General plant form is rounded to broad-rounded, often with low branching. Acer palmatum 'Anne Irene' is a pretty slow-growing, upright tree with distinct bright lime green leaves with a yellowish tone in the summer. dissectum) produce attractive foliage with a lacy appearance. . HI I have a japanese Acer (palmatum) i bought mid summer 2 years ago, its been fine ever since it was planted but at the moment is showing no sign of life, no leaves or anything, I though maybe I was just being too eager but i would have expected to … Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems Acer palmatum, commonly called Japanese maple, is a deciduous shrub or small tree that typically grows to 10-25' (infrequently to 40') tall.It is native to Japan, Korea and China. The Japanese maple Butterfly is a lovely Acer palmatum which has leaves that are variable in shape and are a beautiful variegated leaf color of cream with light pink margins. Let me introduce you my little acer palmatum. Leaf margins have a bright red colour. Acer palmatum “Butterfly” (Ermitažas) ... Gardeners may experience problems in Zone 5 because of sun scald, which is cold damage due to premature emergence from winter dormancy. Noteworthy Characteristics. A Butterfly can be artistically modified simply be continuing to remove a lot of the inner twigs. Grows to 15 feet tall. Butterfly has a very nice magenta fall color. Family Sapindaceae . Consider this elegant tree for a dramatic entry planting in full sun or light shade. Noteworthy Characteristics. This Japanese Maple will reach 3m of height and spread after 10-20 years.Garden Care:Should be grown in moist but well-drained soil. Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’ is a vase-shaped, small tree with small, dainty, variegated (green and white) leaves with a light tinge of pink. Acer palmatum 'Shaina' _ Japanese Maple _ Acer palmatum, commonly called Japanese maple, is a deciduous shrub or small tree that typically grows to 10-25' (infrequently to 40') tall.It is native to Japan, Korea and China. Some people LOVE the twiggy look, but I am not one of them. Acer palmatum 'Butterfly' Common name: Butterfly Japanese Maple Sun Exposure: Sun/Part Shade ANNUAL GROWTH: 9-12" [email protected] Years: 8'x3' COLOR: multicolored LEAF TYPE: Broadleaf GROWTH RATE: Intermediate Hardiness Zone: Zones 5-9 Related Products. Butterfly is a very 'twiggy' upright vase-shaped japanese maple. Laceleaf weeping Japanese maple trees (Acer palmatum var. Mine is in full sun and has never burnt. Other common names Japanese maple 'Butterfly' . Synonyms Acer palmatum 'Koch?-no-mai' . In fall, the creamy margins become a blazing magenta. Hope you are all doing well moist but well-drained soil no markings while others may be solid.... 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